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in combat. it is still a big move by the pentagon. women have been on the ground in places like afghanistan for years. but today, women will be allowed to take a giant step forward, to the front lines in combat roles. the joint chiefs of staff had recommended overturning a ban. some branches have already begun to open ranks, like the navy. >> there will always be an aversion to change. >> some combat jobs will open soon. for others, it could take years. >> there are women serving in infantry that could impair the essential task of those units. that has been proven in study after study. >> if the woman cannot meet the standards, they do not get to graduate. but if they can meet the standards, we gain another soldier and that is good for our military. >> leaders will have to let the pentagon know by mid may how they will comply with the decision. hallie jackson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> they say a happy workplace is a productive workplace. what things make it work place a happy one? people were asked to identify a perk that would make work most satisfying. more than thin hundred full-time workers
, but it is a real possibility for pentagon employees. >> the ravens road to new orleans. coming up, we will hear >> perhaps one of the least heralded but most important parts of the reagan organization is one of its most tenured. -- the ravens organization is one of its most tenured. >> ozzie newsome. 11 news pete has the story. hi, pete. >> ozzie newsome is an unassuming. he likes to take long walks or on days like this, he will take the treadmill. if there is a better manager and in the nfl, i have not seen him. ozzie newsome would go into the nfl hall of fame as a manager if he were not already there as a player. if there is one thing we can point to form why the reagan sir but the regular season, it is -- the raven survive the regular season, it is ozzie. >> we knew don could play. it was just a matter of him getting on the field. >> while paul kruger took time to reach his potential, the potential was there. >> when i am around come paul does a lot of the extra stuff on in some. >> he gives banks he had some many talents to, on as replacements -- he gives thanks he had so many talents to tu
.  >>> pentagon chief panetta makes it official opening combat positions to women. they should have to meet the same standard as men. panetta says the qualifications for women will not be lowered and spoke of the increased opportunity for female warriors. >> as we all know, there are no guarantees of success. not everyone is going to be able to be a combat soldier. but everyone is entitled to a chance. >> some roles in the special forces like navy seals and the army's delta force may take longer to open up. defense officials say military chiefs have until may 15th to report on their implementation plans. >>> u.s. schools are bracing for sweeping changes. education department says students with disabilities deserve a fair shot to play on traditional sports team. today officials will issue a directive telling schools must provide equal and alternative options. >>> hello, there. >> how are you? >> good, how are you? snow is on the way, not perfect with the afternoon commute. >> similar to yesterday? >> i think sort of a repeat performance. an inch. few spots will do a little better than that.
move by the pentagon. >> the tip of the sphere infantry battalion, these are the ones that attack the enemy. these are all male for good reason. we don't have women in those units it's not a good idea to put them there. everyone is insisting and assuming the standards will be the same. they will be equal but they won't be the same. general dempsey said if the standard is too high and the women can't meet it, we'll ask, should it be so high, that's when the pressure to lower the standards will continue. he also asked for a critical mass of women. that will further lower the standards so we can have more women in the unit. and then we have a diversity commission that says, we're supposed to have diversity metrics, that's another name for quotas and promotions for men will be contingent on meeting the diversity quota. the military is not there just to support equal opportunity. it's there to defent the country and carry out the missions that are asked of them. >> one shouldn't assume every woman would be for this new policy, and most men would be against it, and some men would be aga
the latest move by the pentagon. >> the tip of the spear infantry battalions, the ones that attack the enemy, they are men for good reason. now, everyone is insisting and assuming the standards will be the same. they will be equal. but they won't be the same. because general dempsey said, well, if the standard is too high and the women can't meet it, we'll ask should it be so high. that's when the pressure to lower the standards will continue. he asked for a critical mass of women. that will further lower the standards so we can have more women in that unit. and we have a diversity commission that says we're supposed to have diversity metrics, another name for quotas. the military is not there just for equal opportunity. it's there to defend the country and to carry out the missions asked of them. >> okay. one shouldn't assume every woman would be for this new policy. of course most men would be against it. mikey, you're all for this. tell me about your experience in the military serving alongside women and why you're for it. >> don, i am. i think this is a very sensible, pragmatic decision
for the military from an announcement by the pentagon. leon panetta lifted the ban on women in combat. >> it was a move recommended by the joint chiefs of staff. sally kidd has more on the coming changes from our washington bureau. >> the defense secretary says not all women may be able to qualify to be a combat soldier, but all deserve the chance. a history making moment for women in the military. >> we are eliminating the direct ground combat exclusion rule for women. >> and lifting the ban, defense secretary leon panetta says women have already faced the realities of combat. >> if they can meet the qualifications involved here, there is no reason why they should not have a chance. >> the move will open up more than 230,000 battlefront post previously off limits to women. >> this is really an incredible and very significant move for us, and the changes more a cultural one. >> military analysts say the most important component of the new policy will be determining gender neutral standards. there are practical concerns, too. >> did have the appropriate housing for them? how they integ
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. >> hallie jackson has more on the story. >> this is a ground-breaking move by the pentagon. it overturns the band put in place nearly 22 years ago. each branch of the military has until early 2016 to make the case against women serving in certain positions. they have to let the pentagon know how that will comply by mid-may. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> 5:27. 18 degrees at the airport. >> snow continues to fall in lutherville. i'm jennifer franciotti. >> that snow means problems on >> that snow means problems on the roads using robotics and mobile technology, verizon innovators have made it possible for teachers to teach, and for a kid... nathan. tadpole. ... to feel like a kid again. because the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. it is national peanut butter day. we have peanut butter cookies. you can dig in ther
head home or get ready to hit the town. >>> thousands of local workers at the pentagon could be in for major pay cuts. >>> and the landmark ruling that presid >>> this is a look at i-270 in montgomery county. the cars are moving well on this nigh. the snow has eased up and it's powdery, still a little bit slick out there. doug will have the forecast in a minute. >>> deadly anti-government protests mark the anniversary of the egyptian revolution that drove hosni mubarak from power two years ago. thousands of people filled major squares and streets across the country to call for a regime change. the clashes happened in sued. egyptian officials say more than 370 people were injured nationwide. >>> tonight, the pentagon has a warning for the 800,000 civilian employees, civilian employees. there will be layoffs and pay cuts by april. unless congress stops the mandatory budget cuts that are set for march 1st. officials say furloughed employees would lose one day of work each week through september. there has been no official notification to those employees about these cuts which wo
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into their homes. nine customers have been allowed services from the red cross for the night. >> the pentagon will lift its ban on women serving in direct ground combat roles with an announcement expected tomorrow. the ground-breaking move was recommended by the joint chiefs of staff and will open up hundreds of thousands of front line positions and delete command of jobs to women. it overturned a policy in place since 1994. some jobs may become available in -- this year. tammy duckworth lost both her legs as a helicopter pilot in iraq. she says this will level the playing field. >> you cannot make it without a combat arms command or the battalion level -- this will allow women to have some of the command power. >> according to nbc news, at first women would have to volunteer for combat duty and meet the same physical standards faced by men. hillary clinton face pointed questions and accusations that her department misled americans about the u.s. consulate attack in benghazi. she testified before a pair of congressional analysts. she used -- rice said then that the attacks grew out of a spont
to doing the job. they are fighting and dying together. >> reporter: and so the pentagon announced today that women will now be allowed to serve in direct combat roles. the new policy lifts a 1994 ban. >> not everybody is going to be able to be a combat soldier but everybody is entitled to a chance. >> reporter: women already make up 15% of the one and a half million active duty military people. more than 150 have died in afghanistan and iraq. a congresswoman was a helicopter pilot who lost both of her legs. >> america's daughters just as capable of defending as the sons. >> reporter: under the new policy women will be able to be a part of infantry units if they meet the physical requirements. >> physically i think it'll be really hard. women aren't built the same way as men. i think there is going to be a lot of discrimination. >> reporter: units will have the opportunity to seek waivers to stop women from taking certain jobs but they have to be approved by the defense secretary. a vast majority support women but there are critics. a young soldier told abc that women are designed to
. >> military women serving in direct ground combat roles is now becoming a reality. the pentagon lifted a ban on women in combat earlier today. it was recommended by the joint chiefs of staff announced today by defense secretary leon panetta. >> the fact is that they have become an integral part of our ability to perform our missions. if they can meet the qualifications involved here, there is no reason why they should not have a chance. >> the move will open up more than 230,000 battlefront post. o woman may still be excluded from certain positions like navy seals. a number of young women have been signing up for junior rotc programs. educators say these programs have become more popular because it promotes discipline, academics, and responsibility. students say they support lifting the ban on women serving in combat roles. >> i know from family and personal experiences that i supported. women should have equal opportunity of that is what they want to do in life. >> patapsco high school has the largest junior rotc program in baltimore county. >> secretary of state hillary clinton says massac
,000 civilians in the pentagon could see their paycheck shrink if congress doesn't act by march 1. the romneys passed on the inaugural ceremony, what a shock, but they are back in town tonight. we will have that and more. >> let's get to doug with the latest on the snow activity around town. >> we have the rooftop camera. a live shot down route 50 you can see the top of the screen brakes in the joseph cast -- overcast. you can see on the snow machine mode the steady area has pushed east and the fact that temperatures are so cold means every flake will stay around and we will have icy patches on roads. teens to low 20s now and closer to 12 or 13 by sunrise. we have the went weather advisory until 9:00. not so much for more snowflakes but possible icy patches. temperatures will definitely take a tumble later. tomorrow partly sunny, breezy and cold, close to freezing and before freezing sunday. very warm next week and possibility of a little wintry mix sleet and freezing rain early monday morning. back to you. >> a week away. >> i'm going to tell you where all the smart mone
. pentagon on the verge of placing women in combat roles in the front line of the war. >> and hillary clinton talking about the security lapses in ben gazy. >> and what kind of message are they sending to students? >>> we want to take you back now to the situation we're following for new oakland a three story victorian style home is on fire, burning more than an hour now. >> nick smith is live once again at the scene. >> i can tell you things are still pouring out of the building. i have the battalion chief joining me. what do we see right now? what is the approach you're use something uk see behind you, you've got flames coming through the roof. the easiest way to get access to that fire is to attack it with two pipes from above without having to put firefighters in the building. >> talk to me about impacts to traffic. >> we've got this surrounding block impacted. plus, a shut down. i know there is heavy smoke on the freeway earlier causing problems on 880. >> chief, we can confirm there are no injuries now. do you have about 60 personnel on the scene? >> that is correct. we had another fire
they can go on a spending spree. >>> in a surprising move, the pentagon announced it will lift its ban and allow women to be sent to the front lines. senior defense officials say defense secretary leon panetta will change the rules today that will allow women to serve in patrol and commando roles. the military services will have until 2016 to allow women to join combat positions. >>> tough questions for secretary of state hillary clinton on the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the senate and house foreign relations committees grilled her for more than five hours yesterday. clinton was accused of not doing enough to provide protection and of misleading the public in the aftermath of four americans being killed. the secretary responded to say she is focused on trying to fix what went wrong. >>> and secretary clinton's replacement will begin his nomination process today. senator john kerry will go before the senate foreign relations committee in the first step to become the next secretary of state. to prepare for his new role, the senator will h
, pentagon chief leon panetta will announce today he's removing the military's ban on women serving in combat. >>> the ground breaking move overturns a 1994 ruling that reinstruments women from being a-- restricts women from being assigned to the front lines and elite combat divisions. each branch of the armed forces will have until may to come up with a plan to fully integrate women into front line service. >>> well, today confirmation hearings begin for senator john kerry. president barack obama nominated him to be the next secretary of state. his confirmation is widely expected by both sides of the political aisle. republicans and democrats alike. current secretary of state hillary clinton faces congress today -- or did it yesterday rather for hearings on the benghazi attack back in september. in that attack four americans died. she's going to be leaving her post as soon as kerry is confirmed. >>> brazen thief caught on tape. take a look at this. the surveillance camera at a pharmacy in florida caught a person going behind the counter and stealing the register. not the money, he took the w
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day. >> reporter: defense secretary leon panetta will make the announcement today. the pentagon is opening direct combat jobs to women. women are already serving and dying overseas. many of them have been drawn into battle because there are often no clear front lines. at least 130 female troops were killed in iraq and afghanistan and more than 800 were wounded. women already serving in the military think the decision is long overdue. >> we've got a bunch of strong capable, awesome women who can you know take any challenge that's thrown at us. >> reporter: critics say women won't be able to meet the physical requirements and it could weaken the military. illinois congresswoman duckworth an iraq war veteran believes women should be given a fair shot. >> if they can meet the standards we just gained another soldier who's willing to serve the nation and willing to lay their lives down in a combat role and that's good for our military. >> reporter: not every combat position will open all at once. the new policy will be implemented over the next three years. and branches can ask for s
and equipment will have to be ewessed and that will effect military readiness. the pentagon has began laying off 46 temporary and contracted workers. the full-time employees are also in the works. the pentagon is facing nearly $50 billion in cuts unless congress can agree on alternative. president obama violated the constitution. that's the decision from a federal appeals court. the ruling avoid the president's recess appointments of three national relations board members. recess appointments are when the president fills an administration position while the senate is not in session to avoid confirmation. the court says recess appointments can only be made between formal sessions of congress. the ruling also questions the nomination of richard cordray as head of the consumer financial protection bureau. the white house disagrees with that decision calling it, quote, unprecedented but no word on if it will appeal. she was found guilty of murdering her2-year-old daughter but found guilty of lying to -- i'm sorry, not guilty of murdering her daughter but guilty of lying to police. now casey anthony
of it centered their grounds. >> major changes are coming for women serving in the army and marines. the pentagon is lifting its ban on women in combat. >> at least 130 female troops were killed in a rock and afghanistan. more than 800 were wounded. in the mility think the decision is long overdue. >> we have a bunch of strong and capable women that can take on the challenge that is thrown at us. women will be able to meet the physical requirements. >> if they can meet the standards than we can stand another soldier who is willing to serve this nation and lead their lives down in a combat role. that is good for our military. >> not every combat position will open on at once. the new policy will be implemented over three years. gretchen's could ask fbranches can ask for for specific desk-i ame payne -- i am ed payne reporting. >> we will be back with more on the weather with erica. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song
. hundreds of thousands of pentagon civilian employees could be facing furloughs and frozen pay checks if congress doesn't find the mandatory budget. one stays furloughed employee would lose one day of work a week. the pentagon has about 800,000 civilian workers and it's reported these furloughs could save $5 billion. republicans are trying to revive their party with some major changes this morning. the party is looking at a combination of what lawmakers have to do and have to stop doing. the changes in the works for the g.o.p. >> meeting in charlotte. republicans re-elected their party chairman. >> we're going to be the party for everybody, everywhere across america. [applause] >> right now the g.o.p. is in trouble. mitt romney was beaten. barack obama so empowered he forced republicans to back down on the debt ceiling and laid out a liberal agenda for his second term. the g.o.p. is out of favor with the young, minorities and women. not just at the ballot box. 49% of the nation now sees the republican party negatively. in the nbc news "wall street journal" poll only 26% positively. de
. what you need to know before heading out the door this morning. >> pretty big move here. the pentagon is expected to clear women for combat rolls. what this means for the military and women serving. >> and opening up. manti te'o visits down or i'm down for his first tv interview since his fake romance went public. why he says the lie went on for so long. good morning i'm tony perkins. >> and i'm allison seymour. and the snow fall causing closings and delays. we have you covered. the federal government is open. the workers have the option of taking unscheduled leave or tele working. >> now to schools in maryland anarundle schools open 2 hours late. calvert and charles county schools are closed. frederick, montgomery and for instance georges county schools open 2 hours late. st. marys county schools are closed. >> to virginia now alexandria and arlington open 2 hours late. culpeper schools are closed. fairfax county schools are open 2 hours late. king george county schools are closed. louden county 2 hours late. prince william, staff forward, frederick, all closed. we know it's a lot. t
>>> good morning. historic step. the pentagon expected to announce today it is lifting its long standing ban on women serving in combat, a ground breaking decision that's being both praised and criticized in and out of the military. >>> rigorous defense. >> what difference at this point does it make? >> a fired up hillary clinton takes on her critics during the testimony about the terror attacks in benghazi. she's heading back to the hill today as the man slated to replace her begins his confirmation hearing. >>> frozen solid. the arctic blast does not let up, millions of americans bracing for another day of bone chilling temperature cast. thursday, january 24th, 2013. >> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm matt lauer. let's get right to this story in washington, the decision to allow women in combat roles, a watershed moment being praised by a lot of people and others starting to wonder how it might impact the capability of other forces. >> we all know women have been putting their lives in dangerous war zones for many
are about to be out of a job. the pentagon says it's lays off many of the 46,000 temporary and contract workers. the rest of the workforce would face furloughs of one day a week without pays that would last the rest of the 2013 year. it's all in an effort to manage the billions, said to kick in march 1st. >>> president obama and vice president joe biden met with police from across the country today, to talk about ways to stem gun violence. >> we recognize that this is an issue that elicits a lot of passion. no group is pour -- that's where the rubber hits the road. >> the president noted it would take the cooperation of congress to pass the bulk. his goals include restricting access with assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips, as well as universal background checks for all gun buyers. >>> the first witnesses were called to the stand for the trial of a baltimore man. michael johnson is charged with the murder of 16-year-old felicia barnes that occurred in 2010. today barnes' older sister testified johnson tried to make a pass at felicia six months before the murder. the prose
as well working that you are way out to the metro stop. 395 at the pentagon, no issues reported as you continue across the 14th street bridge. they are monitoring the roads and simply doling with wet pavement but they are prepared in case things start to ice up for you. beltway outer loop at nam ham avenue flowing closer to university boulevard headed over. -- beltway outer loop as new hampshire avenue flowing closer to university boulevard headed over. >>> in spite of everything that is going on outside, it is still mentoring monday here on fox 5. >> our holly morris joins us from the fox 5 phone bank. are the phones ringing over there? >> right. listen to. this we've had about 30 or so people calling in. lots of wonderful volunteers here ready to take your calls. they are busy but they are not busy enough. there should be no time for them to be chatting with each other. they should be chatting with people out there who want for give of your time. i want to check in with darlene robinson. tell me about casa. >> it is a court appointed special advocacy. what we do is we basically take
, they signed that official order right after the announcement today at the pentagon. they will open up more than 200,000 front line jobs to women that means more opportunities for the advancement and higher pay for female officers. these changes, they will not come overnight as the new policy will be fazed in for the next three years, but it represents a major shift. most women in the military strongly support the new policy as did most of the civilian women i met with today at the vietnam memorial. >> i think it's a fair thing as we wanted equal rights, we're getting our equal rights. this means that they could serve in higher cacity in generals and colonels and leading our army. i know that a woman could do the job. clearly not everyone feels that way. i was a little surprised. >> interesting. i look forward to that. thank you, kristin. >> and the national federation will be investigating reports that they clipped wings. this is the scene just a couple hours ago as they belonged to the united airline. and one was parking at the gate, the other pulling into the gate. one of the planes were
.  >>> a ground-breaking announcement from the pentagon allowing militarywomen to fight on the front lines. the official announcement from defense secretary leon panetta is expected today. the move overturns a nearly two decade rule banning women from being assigned to combat. military services have until january of 2016 to adjust to the ruling our submit why certain positioned should not be offered to women. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton dade her role in the aftermath of the attacks on the u.s. cops last in libya. >>> today, a lot more friendly questions in the same senate foreign relations committee. confirmation hearings begin for president obama's choice to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. senator john kerry will sit at the witness table to answer questions from his colleagues. >>> back to the weather issues today, lots of school delays and some closures because of the winter weather. we are running the full list at the bottom of your screen and it is also on myfoxdc.com. >> still snowing out there. with us for a couple more hours. we'll see some afternoon sunshi
on fox news sunday, the pentagon lifts the ban on women in combat. chris wallace will sit down with the first female combat pilot in the u.s. military and a retired general. >> plus, another cold day on tap. gwen is back with a look at what we can expect and she'll with a work week preview. we'll hope for a couple of suns in that. we'll see. stay with us. >>> it's your look at the new and note worthy of the week ahead, the capital rundown for the week of january 28, 2013. monday, national school choice week gets underway in washington with a forum on the subject at noon at 1,000 massachusetts avenue northwest at the cato institute. tuesday, january 29th, the subcommittee on health holds a meeting that starts at 10:00 a.m. wednesday, january 30th, the senate foreign relations committee continues its meeting of the 113th congress in the capitol building. thursday, january 31, the senate armed services committee opens hearings on it's nomination of chuck hagel to be the next secretary of defense. that's at 9:30 a.m. and on friday, february 1st, nasa marks the tenth anniversary of
the pentagon today. still, it could be 2016 before women know which front line combat units might be open, if any. i'm steve handelsman, news4. >>> hillary rodham clinton's time is almost over, just one more week, her likely replacement, senator john kerry, passed his first today. he did not meet much opposition today. he's expected to be easily confirmed by the full senate. senator robert menendez nearly gave him the job today. >> mr. secretary -- senator, in this respect. >> that's all right. i'm ready. [ laughter ] >> i thought this could be quick -- >>> secretary clinton and republican senator john mccain endorsed senator kerry at the start of today's hearing. >>> the fairfax county school bloord meetings in less than an hour whether to decide to expand the gifted program, a.a.p. administrators want to add it to they limitnary skiles, four middle schools to create more slots for gifted students, but some parents worry that rapidly expanding the program will weaken it. school board members have expressed concern that the district needs to address overcrowding issues first. >>> still ah
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. the policy will be phased in over the next 3 years. >>> the pentagon is also devising a plan to pull remaining u.s. troops out of afghanistan. but that doesn't mean the mission there is over. in fact, cbs 5 reporter john ramos says an air national guard unit from the bay area is headed to afghanistan. >> our mission is simple to save lives. >> reporter: when the 129th rescue wing at moffett field gears up, it usually means someone is in trouble. >> a lot of people think we do medevac but it transports patients so they can't fly into active combat area. our helicopters are armed and our crews are trained to go and rescue people where others can't. >> reporter: and that will be a useful skill as this wing of the california air national guard is being sent to bases in afghanistan and southern africa. the 210 airmen being deployed will spend four months flying rescue missions in some dangerous places. >> both search and extraction missions, some that are publicized, some not. >> reporter: the helicopters and c-130 refuelers play a vital support role
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building the pentagon three times, go on 179 round trips to the moon, or build the keystone xl pipeline twice. president obama has won more inaugural event to attend to. that is this morning. the president and vice-president joe biden will be attending a prayer service at the national cathedral. that begins around 9:45. you can watch it on c-span3 or listen to it here on c-span radio. acts at about 10:30. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >[video clip] >> from the start, organized military of always spent a lot of their time fighting a conventional, a regular warfare. those terms don't make a heck of a lot of sense. that's one of the big takeaways that i had from doing six years of reading and research for this book. the way we think about this entire subject is all messed up. we think that somehow conventional warfare is the norm, but the way you want to fight is to have these the conventional armies slugging it out in the open. but the reality is those have always been the exception. think about the more modern world. was the last conventional war that we saw? it
from the pentagon today. outgoing defense secretary leon panetta is lifting the long-standing ban on women in combat. the ground-breaking move opens up 14,000 battlefront positions to female troops, clearing them to way to join top forces and military brass. now, the pentagon must decide if any job should be open to men women. >>> john kerry is expected to win overwhelming support as senate confirmations start today. >>> on capitol hill wednesday, secretary clinton vehemently denied misleading the public about the u.s. consulate attack in libya. >>> encouraging news about the battle with al qaeda in north africa. they may be open to negotiations to end their strikes in the region. >>> back in this country, oh, baby, it's cold outside. especially in the upper parts of the midwest and the northeast. the geese, like these in wisconsin, are huddling together to keep warm. fountains left running are running no more. firefighters face extra challenges. a warehouse fire that was burning yesterday is now a giant block of ice. a ski resort in new hampshire had to close because it's so cold
at the pentagon. good morning. >> reporter: yeah, those guys have moved on to the parade route. joining me now is the honor guard of the u.s. marine corp. we are here at the pentagon parking lot where you get a remarkable sense of the security that is in place this is an entirely secure area. and some of the 200 and something buss that are moving more than 9,000 members of the parade four miles to the capitol. everybody here goes through full security before they get near the capitol for the parade later today. we have at least 9,000 participants in the parade, members of all five armed services and the parade will start at 2:30 this afternoon. and the end of the parade is going to be where my colleague is standing right now. >> yes, i think i'm going to get the best part of the parade because the president is going to be sitting down there with the first family, the vice president, the second family, all right here. this is supposed to be a celebration of democracy and i am happy to be part of the celebration. even in this era, you know, of video games
freeze before everything else. lanes are open traveling 395 leaving the pentagon toward the 14th street bridge. no problems to report traveling between 66 and 395. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >> all right. football fans may have watched the final pro bowl sunday. >> dave ross is here with a look back at the all star game and the caps first win. >> great first win for the caps. talks me might cancel the pro bowl after this year. it's an exhibition game but if you're a first time guy, kind of something nice. >>> caps, we're not talking about anything special right now. think about playoffs until they get more wins. they got their first one yesterday. and it was a big one and one that was much needed. we'll start with the pro bowl, alexander did make his first trip there. and fletcher don't tell him it's an exhibition. watch, tony. going to make a tackle. what a novel idea. great concept. watch our guy 9 7 right there. going to get a block there and that springs for the longest return. lorenzo out there doing work. not just taking wife and kids. there's wilson. nfc wins 6
recruiter. i have gone to the pentagon in support of the secretary of -- i'm sorry, sergeant major of the army in the 1980's so i'm going to say this and quantify by saying, on a security level, i think secretary clinton handled this very well. in the history of the united states, so much information is being demanded, that breaches security for the department of defense and all the other agencies within the military that i don't think these senators are aware of what they are asking her to divulge. when you say, why wasn't the video available? some information i classified -- is classified to a certain degree that they can't release it immediately. when we have people on foreign soil, our soldiers and marines, their jobs are limited by the act here in the united states and they know they can't go out there and say, hey, you guys are waving these flags, get away or to shoot them. they can't do that. so, to me, naive attitude that the senators who asked those hard questions were asking -- ludicrous. no way they should have been allowed to give responses immediately or to have firsth
brand-new fees are going to affect if you're using your credit card >> the pentagon has decided to allow women to serve in combat. [ cheers and applause ] the hope is that we can now finally defeat the taliban by giving them the silent treatment. [ laughter ] >> brian: that's fantastic. >> gretchen: oh, come on! >> brian: that's great. 28 minutes before the top of the hour. >> gretchen: women could talk their ears off, too, right? that's the other thing. >> brian: that could be good. >> gretchen: for the first time since the president's demand for tougher gun control, he may now be getting his wish. senior white house correspondent wendell goler joins us to explain. has to do with the senators' proposal, right? >> vice president biden, gretchen, who will hold a round table at virginia commonwealth university today, joined by homeland security secretary janet napolitano and kathleen sebelius, the secretary of health and human services. and by some experts who worked on the virginia tech massacre in 2007 in which 32 people were killed. it aims to get lawmakers the support california diane
cecilia vega is at the pentagon. everybody's getting warmed up there, as well, cecilia. >> reporter: aren't these guys great? how are you doing, george? good morning. we're having a great time out here. this is a staging area for all the marching bands that are going to participate today. 9,000 people marching in this parade, from every, single state around the country. these are my new friends from des moines. everybody say good morning, america. >> good morning, america. >> reporter: and their legs, they say, do not hurt. they're ready to march in this parade. we're going to see, not just marching bands and groups like these, floats from all over the country. they're ready to have a good time today, george. >> boy, des moines so important to the president. that's where he won the iowa caucuses in 2008. you see st. john's church, across the street from the white house. president obama and his family, get ready to attend their inaugural service. the president coming right now. he did that four years ago, as well. this is the church of presidents. every president since james madison has at
"washington journal." then the senate confirmation hearing for john kerry. live coverage of the pentagon news conference with leon panetta and martin dempsey. and about 45 minutes, winnie stachelberg on gun control. max boot on foreign-policy. bradley shear worker rights in the workplace. >> as secretary i have no greater priority responsibility. as i have said many times, i take responsibility. nobody is more committed to getting this right. i am determined to be the state department -- to leave the state department safer and more secure. it meant moving quickly to respond to the immediate crisis, but also to further protect our people in high threat areas across the region and the world. host: we will get your reaction this morning to hillary clinton's testimony yesterday. we do expect misses clinton on capitol hill again today as john kerry has his hearing to replace her. for the first 45 minutes, we will get your reaction to the testimony. what's being written and on television. this is your chance to weigh in on what happened yesterday. democ here is the front page of "the washington tim
year. >>> the pentagon has started laying off thousands of contract and temporary workers. a spokesman says the agency is letting 46,000 people go. it's an effort to reduce spending ahead of a possible mandatory budget cut in march. if congress fails to reach a deal on deficit reduction, the military will be forced to reduce its budget by billions of dollars. >>> state lawmakers are getting ready to tackle the issue of healthcare expansion. on monday, lawmakers will introduce a series of proposals to help president obama's affordable healthcare act. one of the most significant proposals will be to streamline the medical enrollment process to help sign up hundreds of thousands of californians currently eligible, but not enrolled. lawmakers will also consider new rules for a new state-run insurance company this fall that would make them cover patients with preexisting disorders. >>> two cases of staph infection have been confirmed at a high school in lafayette. school officials sent a letter home to parents yesterday, asking students to take precautions to stop the spread of the infectio
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